| 6/17/2008 - Spore Creature Creator launched allowing players to make creatures before the game releases. |
6/18/2008 -Within 22 hours of launching, Spore hit the 100,000 creatures mark, which was a goal set for 3 months later. It didn't hurt to have celebrities creating creatures.
6/19/2008 - Not all creatures were appreciated. EA starts deleting and threatening to ban penis creature creations - unwanted humor that went viral instantly.
7/15/2008 - 1.8 million species of creatures created in Spore exceeds the number of species ever identified by scientist.
9/4/2008 - Spore releases to Australia and parts of Europe.
9/7/2008 - Spore releases to the U.S. and the rest of the world.
9/8/2008 - Mass disappointment with EA's digital rights management (DRM) causes ratings carpet-bombing on Amazon and the creation illegal cracks with DRM removed.
9/13/2008 - Thanks to the DRM issues, Spore becomes the most pirated game in history with over 500,000 bittorrent downloads.
9/24/2008 - Spore sells 1 milllion copies and has had 25 million creations uploaded to Sporepedia.
4/8/2009 - Shocking news that Will wright leaves EA and Maxis to start Stupid Fan Club (no joke). Turns out Stupid fan club will be partly owned by EA, so Will Wright hasn't really parted ways.
4/29/2009 - Spore reaches the 100 million milestone for creations in the game.
If all the various Spore creations were single occupants of country, it would be the 12th largest in the world.
| EA/Maxis will announce the winner of a 100 millionth creation soon & we'll add a picture of the creature when it is available. |
There was a massive flood of entries right at the 100 million mark . An estimated 90,000 creatures were uploaded just after 2pm in an attempt to make a mark in Spore game history.
See some unexpected Spore creatures.